asia, the nikkei lost more than 13% on the month. so, andrew, as we were saying, quantitative easing, that's the big question. is there any feeling where you are in asia? though we could see a third round. it seems as though the fed chairman, ben bernanke, already said enough in the last interest rate meeting. >> absolutely. he said the interest rate is going to stay low until mid-2013. that has many experts saying the quantitative easing very low which is what all of this is about. i think three or four days ago, yes, everyone was anticipating the fed chief would say something substantive in jackson hole about policy, but i think over the past couple of days that seems to have died down a bit. we've had gains on the back of the expectations, a little bit of a pullback since then. not much. and as we've been saying, it was helping the markets up today.